ACOE Student Wellness & School Climate 
Region 4 - Tobacco Use Prevention and Education (TUPE) 


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT
Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 3:30 PM PDT

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Clark Kerr Conference Center, UC Berkeley 
2601 Warring Street
Berkeley, CA 94720

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Northern California

Safe and Healthy Schools Conference

Clark Kerr Conference Center, University of California, Berkeley
November 1-2, 2017

We are excited that you will be joining us for the Fifth Annual Northern California Safe and Healthy Schools Conference!  This amazing two-day conference features keynote speakers and workshops that will engage and inspire anyone who works in the areas of health, mental health, nursing, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, positive youth development, peer education, restorative justice/practices, PBIS/MTSS, social justice, school safety and response, inclusive schools, and bullying prevention. 

Day 1 – Wednesday, November 1, 2017:  Healthy Students 
Guiding Question: What strategies and programs can we use to improve the physical and emotional health of students?

  • Keynote: Rick Phillips, CEO/Founder, Community Matters 

  • Day 2 – Thursday, November 2, 2017:
    Safe Schools 
    Guiding Question: What strategies and programs can we use to create safe, respectful and inclusive classrooms, schools and communities?

  • Keynote: L. Karen Monroe, Superintendent of Schools, Alameda County

    Rick Phillips                       

             Rick Phillips                     L. Karen Monroe                      

    Both Days:  Youth Development 
    Guiding Question:   What strategies and programs can we use to engage young people and develop the next generation of wellness advocates?

    Sample workshops include:

  • Tobacco and Vaping Trends
  • Marijuana – The Changing Landscape in California (edibles, laws, and more)
  • Best practices in implement the FAIR Act
  • Mental health first-aid for students and staff - Suicide, Depression and Anxiety
  • Effective Strategies for Working with Students in Continuation and Juvenile Justice Settings
  • Comprehensive Safe School Planning and Implementation


    Conference Rate: $295/person ($250 Early Bird!!!) 

    Conference Rate - Day 1 OR Day 2: $195/person ($150 Early Bird!!!) 

    * No refunds; Substitutions ARE allowed



    Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes breakfast, lunch and conference materials. 

    *  Check: Payable to Alameda County Office of Education

    *  Debit/Credit Card via PayPal (PayPal account is not required)

    *  Purchase Order: Select 'check' as your payment option and email or fax a copy of your PO to or (510) 670-3197

    *  No refunds; Substitutions ARE allowed


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    Please contact us at or (510) 670-4197